they'll like more. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius faced tough questions from a republican controlled house committee. social security payments will increase next year, not by much. the cost of living adjustments will go up 1.5%, the smallest increases since the 1970s. they are tied to inflation, which has been low. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" with joey chen is coming up next. i'm john siegenthaler, see you back here tomorrow night. remember, you can get the latest news online at aljazeera.com. sat down on the couch with me. >> athletes with the greatest risks may not be the ones that you think. >> good evening, and thanks for being with us, i'm joy chan. powerful politicians. aljazeera's investigative unit is about to take you inside of an elaborate sting. it's made for hollywood and could upset the balance of power in california. josh bernstein has tonight's exclusive report. >> los angeles, a city where fame and infamy go hand-in-hand. >> tax credits work. >> here, everything seems larger than life, including it's politicians.